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Mission Mine Sold.
famous Property Passes Into New Hands-New Mill to be Erected Old Mill to be Used Until New One A deal which has been hanging fire for some time was closed up this week, and it means a great deal to the Baxter camp. The Mission mine, one of. the biggest producers of lead and zinc in the Southwest, was sold to the Kan sas City-Quapaw Mining Compa .ny, and the papers were all sign ed up and passed the first of this week. The officers of the new company are as follows: D. J. Dean of Kansas City, president; Frank Dean of Kansas City, sec retary; R. A. Ollis of this city, local representative. ine ueans arc luc . hotel people, who run the Balti more hotel at Kansas City and the Connor hotel at Joplin. " A mammoth mill' is going to be built on the Mission property, attA work on it will be begun at once. The old mill will' be run until the new one is built. The new mill will be built just, to .the . southwest of the present mill. Pumping has been commenced to unwater the mine, and it will not be more than two or three weeks until the Mission will be back into the producing class. The new mill will have a ca pacity of. one thousand tons in twenty-four hours, and will be one. of. the best mills ever con structed for ..the concentration of lead and zinc ores. It will be built along the most modern lines, 'and will be equipped with every ore saving'device known. This deal means a great deal to the Baxter camp, as it will in crease production to a. point which will make the outside world to sit up and take notice. ' It will give employment to per haps one hundred men', and this will add very materially to the pay roll of the camp. . The Mission is one of the best pieces of property in the camp. The development work which has been done has proved the ex istence of a run of ore, both lead and jack, all over its forty acres. The ore is in disseminated form, very rich and evenly distributed. The mine is to be started up this week and the operations are to .be. continued, using the pres ent mill, while, the new mill is being constructed. The details of the big mill have been worked out, and work is to commence at once on .its installation. We understand 'several new and ad vantageous arrangements and machines are. to be installed' in order, that the highest possible "saving may be, effected of the ores. Three large crushers will .he-one of the innovations, which wjllfCtush the ore without pul verizinglit as much as if it were reduced by the means of rolls. Tito Vets double trommel's, two large; V6ugher- Jigs , with four other jigs, two Richards hydrau "1ir. r.lassifi&rg. six Wilflev concen- ' exiting tables of the latest im prdjete which ;wjll treat sev eral ' grades of slimes .and fine -.. :v .1.. - t ' . ' sifiQS, double curt elevators ana -tailing elevator for the' coarse and one for the.. fine waste iinai r . ' a i ' ' ; i I'tenals. . 1 . 1 A ..new double-, compartment shaft 7x14 in the clear, with is double skips for hoisting will be sunk, which will give the mill ample ore to keep it going steady twenty-four hours per day. An extensive study has been made as to the best method to be adopted for the economical hand ling of the ores from this mine, and the mill to be built will con tain the machinery necessary to carry out the design decided up on. This mine has the largest amount of development of any mine in the entire Quapaw Res ervation, and has marketed more ore than any other mine and with the new mill installed it will prove to be not only the largest zinc and lead mine in the south western district, but one of the largest in the world. ,We are-very much pleased to know that, after so many diffi culties, this most excellent prop erty is to have what is has al ways needed, a large modern mill, capable of milling the vol ume of dirt that is is capable of delivering, and we wish to con gratulate the men who have so persistently persevered in their endeavors to put such a mill on this mine This means a new epoch in the history of the Baxter-Quapaw camp, and it further insures the rapid progress of this camp to the head of the list of producers in the Southwestern district. Additional Power, Plans have been perfected by Henry L. Doherty & Co., of New York, by which $2,000,000 will be expanded on a mammoth new power plant and equipment, the plant to be erected on Spring river near the present Spring river plant of the company. The present capacity of the company will be more than doubled by the erection of the new plant. M. R. Bump, representing the Doherty interests, is to go east in a week to let contracts for the apparatus. "We are to rush work," he said -'in order to have the plant in operation the earliest possible moment. We hope to have it ready by next January. "The first installation will be only one-third the ultimate in stallation. The buildings will be of structural steel and brick, de signed for extension and the care of additional apparatus. ""The first installation of the boiler room will be 80 by 200 feet and the engine and electrical room will be of equal size., The eledtrical generating apparatus will consist of two 7,500-horse power steam turbine engines,! connected direct with alternating , current generators, capable of carrying 7,500 horse power con tinuously or 10,000 horse power, on an overload of a few hours,; .The combined weight of each tur bine and generator is about 500, 000 pounds.' f J. D. Hogan is quite ill at his home on East Water street. The Baptists hold services Sat urday night, Sunday and Sunday night in brick building opposite Methodist church by Elder J. J. . Baye of Miami. Stock Increased, The stockholders of The Bax ter Planing Mill and Fixture Company held a meeting last Saturday morning and unani mously voted to increase the cap ital stock of the company from fifteen thousand to twenty-five thousand dollars; . The increase has all bee$ subscribed, and ap plication has been made to the secretary of state for an amended charter. The plant will be enlarged soon, and .employment will be given to a larger force of men. The -manufacture of wood puileys will be added to the output of the plant, and the show case de partment will be pushed a little harder than it has been. The Baxter Planing Mill and Fixture Company is one of the best industrial institutions in the country, and its stock is not go ing begging by any means. More stock could be sold, but it was decided to not issue in excess of $25,000. Drilling Begins, W. M. Kingsley. who has leases on several hundred acres of land near this city, has begun drilling operations. This week 01. Youse' began drilling with one of his Keystone rigs on the north part of the Campbell farm, one mile north of town, and Mr. Kingsley has strong hopes of making a strike there. It is his intention to give his holdings a thorough prospecting, and it is the earnest hope of all who have the interests of this community at heart that he will be success ful in finding pay dirt. Where Mr. Youse is drilling was evi dently at one time a bed of a stream as the first ten feet was through a bed of gravel Methodist Episcopal Church C. F. Johnson, Pastor. The next quarterly meeting will be held at Lowell, July 25 and 26. Usual services next Sun day. At the open air meeting at 7 o'clock, Pastor Robertson of the Presbyterian church will preach. See Pierce's $2.50 Sunflower Shoes. Base ball next Sunday Galena vs. Baxter at Ervin's Driving Park, Baxter Springs. This will be a good game, as the Ga lena team is a hard one to beat. And the recent successes of the Baxter team make its supporters think it is a hard team to beat. If you work for a man, in Heav en's name, work for him. If he pays you wages that supply your bread and butter, work for him; speak well of him; stand by him and stand by the institutian he represents. If put to a pinch an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. If you must villify, condemn and eternally disparage, why resign your position, and when you are outside, damn to your heart's content. But as long as you are a part of the in stitution, do not condemn it. If you do, you are loosening the tendrils that hold you to the in stitution, and the first high wind that comes along, you will be uprooted and blown away and probably you will never know why. Just now the attention of the whole country is being drawn to the fact that agriculture is not only the basis of our country's prosperity, but that it is fast be coming one of the most profitable employments. The fact is proven by the increased movement from the east to the northwest, west and southwest for the purpose of investing in farm lands. The farmer today is being offered top prices for most every farm pro duct, including live stock of all kinds and the articles they pro duce and this is resulting in a large immigration to the great farming regions for the purpose of tilling the soil or engaging in some line of agriculture. Booster Day August Z The next Booster Day for Bax ter Springs will be Saturday, August 7, and it is the intention of the parties having the matter in charge to make it the hum dinger of them all. The Booster Day idea is a good one, and the merchant who does not help the matter along is standing in his own light. People are going to have money to spend this fall, and it behooves Mr. Merchant to get busy and get people in the habit of coming to Baxter. Let everybody join right in and help push this matter along. It will pay an hundred fold, and al so it wduld be a mighty good idea for each merchant to make a special effort to get business on that day. Let him make some special prices on a few items The merchants who made special efforts on last Booster Day were mighty well repaid for the efforts they made. If you doubt this just ask them. Join in, boys, let's have a bij time. Binding Twine. Best twine at best prices at Hood s. . Order quick. Harry Goodwin is home from Kansas City to visit relatives and friends. Isn't it about time to cut a lot of weeds? The city owns a mow ing machine why not put it to work? . All Mails are late these days and daily papers are a little stale when they reach us. Cause heavy floods between Kansas City and Fort Scott. Binders and Mowers. The old reliable McCormick binders and mowers at Hood's. We have read of a young infi del who years ago was traveling in the West with his uncle, a banker. They were not a little anxious for their safety when they were forced to stop for a night in a rough wayside cabin. There were two rooms to the house; and when they retired for the night they agreed that the young man should sit up with his pistols, and watch until mid night and then awaken iis uncle, who should watch until morning. Presently they peeped through a crack and saw their host, a rough looking old man, in his bear-skin suit, reach up and take down a book a Bible. After reading it awhile, he knelt down and bagan to pray. Then the young infidel began to pull off his coat and get ready for bed. The uncle said, "I thought you were going to sit up and watch." But the young man knew there was no need of set ting up, pistol in hand, to watcb all night long in a cabin that was hallowed by the Word of God, and consecrated by the voice of prayer. Would a pack of cards a rum bottle or a copy of the Age of Reason' thus quieted this young man's fears? Walnut Eagle. ' A woman in a neighboring town bought a new-fangled coffee pot from a peddler. In the evening she showed it to her husband and to a hardware dealer, who tcld her he kept the same thing in his store for half the price. She said, "well why don't you . adver tise. Nobody ever knows what you. b,ave fQr sale,' Stops Hair Falling Ayer's Hair Viior, new-Improved formula, will certainly stop falling of the hair. Indeed, we believe it will always do this unless there is some disturb ance of the general health. Then, a constitutional medicine may be necessary. Consult your physician about this. Pott nut change the etitor cf the heir. A Tormula with aaaa. tenia - f BknrllM iM yers Aak fclu ateat It, then do aa ha ay The reason why Ayer't Hair Vigor stops falling hair is because it first destroy! the germs which cause this trouble. After this is done, nature soon brings about full recovery, restoring the nair end scalp to s perfectly healthy condition. Marl, by tha J. C Ajw Co.. Lowll.1 NOTICE. Being in line with one of the largest mills in -this country, we will be in a position to pay the highest market price for new wheat. Willard Coal and Ice Co. Binders and Mowers. The old reliable McCormick binders and mowers at Hood's. Warning Notice. All parties are hereby warned -to not hunt, fish or trespass on the lands of any member of Wil low Creek lodge, No. 67,' A. H. T. A. All violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. " O. W. Taylor, Secretary. , L. D. Brewster returned Tues day evening from a business trip to Kansas City. Mrs. A. J. Thompson enter tained the Carnation Club Tues day afternoon. The prize was awarded to Mrs. T. WVChilds. Presbyterian Church. . W. J. N. Robertson, Pastor. Sunday School at the usujT. hour. Regular morning service at 11. a. m. Evening service at 7. Union Young People's meet ing immediately following this, service. . LUt el Letter Remaining In the postoffice at Baxter Springe, Kansas. br the week ending with Jul; 14, 1909J which if not called for within two weeks will be sect to the dead letter office 9.1 Washington, D. C: Dr A E Holloway Mr Samuel Crawford Mrs Rhoda E Hills Mr Beryl Goss Mr Cbas Rnby Persons calling for any of the , -ibove letters will please say "Adret Meed," giving date list. Fred Baktlktt. P. M, YOU NEED GLASSE. If your sight troubles yon don'r setting them. Are yon waiting for mone.- to ease up? We want the business now tnd make this offer to get it. Coupon good for SI on a pair of spectacles or eye glasses cost ing four dollars or more, if presented by uiy ao. 1909. . v Eyes Tostcd Free. No advance in prices. Our prices-aril - oosted in plain figures in oar office, W 'iave prices lower than $4, too. We fit the best lenses mado Satisfac- - tion and materials guarantee. THQS. FORREST, OPTOMETRIST. Baxter Spring, DaatU Butldlnr. oppo- - 4